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Otago Volts players (from second left) Neil Broom, Hamish Rutherford and captain Nathan McCullum leave the field after umpires Chris Brown (left) and Tim Parlane called off the Ford Trophy one-day preliminary final at Hagley Oval yesterday, handing Canterbury a place in Saturday’s final. PHOTO: JOSEPH JOHNSON/PHOTOSPORT

Cricket: Rain puts paid to Otago’s chances

For about 90 minutes, it looked as though Otago might get an opportunity to fight for a spot in the final.

Cricket: Volts fall at final hurdle

Cricket: Volts fall at final hurdle

The beast was unleashed at Yarrow Stadium last night - but unfortunately for Otago, it was in the form of the Auckland Aces' left armer Mitchell McClenaghan.

Cricket: Chandimal-Mathews partnership crucial

Cricket: Chandimal-Mathews partnership crucial

Sri Lankan left-arm spinner Rangana Herath believes the test is still in the balance.

Cricket: Latham unruffled by review on 99

Cricket: Latham unruffled by review on 99

Everyone else was sweating on the outcome of the review except the player at the centre of the action.

Cricket: Weather stalls NZ's push for victory

Cricket: Weather stalls NZ's push for victory

Wicketkeeper BJ Watling took a record-equalling ninth catch as New Zealand inched their way to a probable victory over Sri Lanka in the first test as they reduced the visitors to 109 for three at the close of the fourth day's play.

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